Robeson County NC Information


Robeson County Subdivisions

Robeson County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 136,600
Daytime Population: Workers 43,068
Daytime Population: Residents 88,171
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 131,239
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 132,455
Population in Familes 109,691
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,145
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $31,902
Average Household Income $46,544
Per Capita Income $17,187


Total Housing Units 54,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,253 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,628 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,230 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $77,023
Average Home Value $103,334


Total Households 48,881
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 34,165
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.25% 0.19%
Households 0.25% 0.2%
Families 0.1% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


Robeson County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Robeson County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 79th
Population Density # 42 59th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 99 2nd
Per Capita Income # 100 1st

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